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PEPPOL Directory Deployment approved!!

PEPPOL Directory deployment approved by OpenPEPPOL!! In the past days, we received OpenPEPPOL’s approval to deploy PEPPOL Directory to full production asap.  This is great news, and the culmination of nearly 3 years of intense work. Back in May 2014, we began looking for a better way to help PEPPOL users to derive more benefit […]

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PEPPOL Directory marches on

PEPPOL Directory getting closer It’s time for a status update on PEPPOL Directory, and share some good news after more than 2 years of hard work. We set out to find a way of helping PEPPOL users derive more benefit from their investments. “There must be an easier way” to discover and connect with new […]

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PEPPOL – Here to Help

PEPPOL – Here to Help Here is a short video, also available on Youtube that explains how PEPPOL can simplify your electronic trade and save you money. My IBM Homepage: ibm.biz/GerClancy

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Netherlands Belgium start PEPPOL eInvoicing

PEPPOL eInvoice start dates announced in NL + BE Netherlands Belgium start PEPPOL eInvoicing Netherlands As PEPPOL accelerates across Europe, the Dutch public sector announced recently it will ask suppliers to send PEPPOL eInvoices from January 1st 2017. Dutch PEPPOL announcement Belgium / Flanders Furthermore, on January 1st 2017, the Belgian region of Flanders also […]

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Picking a PEPPOL Provider Part II

What the “4-Corner Model” means for PEPPOL! Why NHS Buyers and Sellers must (take) care!   Last year, I blogged on How to select a PEPPOL Provider, and that advice is still fully relevant. It makes sense to revisit this now, as the September 2016 deadline looms for NHS suppliers to pick PEPPOL provider. Lately, […]

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PEPPOL in Sweden moves forward

PEPPOL in Sweden doing well An article published yesterday by Sweden’s Financial Management Authority (ESV) shows great progress made with PEPPOL in the Swedish public sector. According to  Peter Noren from ESV, there are about 220 Swedish central government agencies in total. About 70 of those have less than 50 staff. The ESV article looks […]

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IBM Certified PEPPOL Access Point

Certified PEPPOL Access Point Logo OpenPEPPOL recently issued IBM the new logo below as a Certified PEPPOL Access Point. You can read more on the OpenPEPPOL site To gain certification, an Access Point must be “in good standing” and have already signed PEPPOL Transport Infrastructure Agreements. They must also furthermore have successfully completed all testing […]

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PEPPOL NHS England Case Study published

  A very important PEPPOL-related document came out just before Christmas 2015, unnoticed in the year-end frenzy. During April- June 2015, IBM and several other PEPPOL Service providers participated in a “Demonstration of (the PEPPOL) Technology”. This excercise showcased NHS PEPPOL eProcurement and eInvoicing, with a group of NHS England hospitals, and their suppliers. In […]

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2016 – PEPPOL’s Year

2016 – PEPPOL’s Year It’s been a long time coming, but all indications point that 2016 is the year when PEPPOL goes mainstream.  Across much of Europe, preparation is underway for the European Commission eProcurement directive coming into force in 2017. Yesterday, the names of the 6 NHS England eProcurement “Demonstrator Sites” were announced. Derby […]

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PEPPOL going global – Not just my view

PEPPOL going global Ken Holman has written an excellent essay looking at the evolution of PEPPOL eProcurement in Europe. He considers the future scope for such an open and interoperable system in the US and Canada. Definitely worth a read. https://plus.google.com/+GKenHolman-Crane/posts/2AT1WNfi7Cz This past year, I’ve had PEPPOL discussions with buyers and sellers from all Europe, […]

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Hello “PEPPOL Directory”

Hello “PEPPOL Directory” I’m sure many of you have been following efforts over the past months to create a PEPPOL “Phone Book”. The wait is almost over!! This new feature will allow PEPPOL Providers to make the business address data of their PEPPOL-connected End Clients searchable, and will allow anyone to search for multiple terms […]

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PEPPOL mandatory for Sweden by 2018

PEPPOL mandatory for Sweden by 2018 This content originates from Peter Noren of the Swedish National Financial Mgmt Authority (ESV). Peter posted this on LinkedIn, and it is another indicator of the increasing velocity of PEPPOL across Europe. PEPPOL mandatory for Swedish central government agencies in 2018 “Today we have adapted the regulations for e-procurement […]

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PEPPOL- global savings imperative

PEPPOL – global imperative Canada’s example? I read the recent  “Open Letter to Canada’s Next Prime Minister” blog from Hugh Chatfield and Ken Holman with great interest. Hugh and Ken are Experts and Thought Leaders in the world of eInvoicing. In their letter they threw down a gauntlet to the incoming Canadian Government prior to […]

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Scottish PEPPOL Strategy launched

Scottish PEPPOL Strategy launched It’s great to see the PEPPOL Strategy arrive in Scotland with  their new Scottish Public Procurement eCommerce Strategy – A digital future for procurement. which includes specific reference to PEPPOL. “.. transactions for buying from other countries.. through OpenPEPPOL. . Scottish suppliers to public bodies outside Scotland.. use the same set […]

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Levelling Procurement pitch with PEPPOL and GS1

Levelling Procurement pitch with PEPPOL and GS1 A couple of weeks ago, I was involved in a conversation with an NHS supplier who was lamenting the lack of compliance with procurement regulations that she regularly sees in dealings with then NHS. Last month, here in Ireland, the national broadcaster broke a story of alleged corruption […]

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How to select a PEPPOL Service Provider??

How to select a PEPPOL Service Provider?? If your company supplies goods or services to NHS England hospitals you will soon receive guidance that to comply with the NHS eProcurement Strategy, you will must connect to a PEPPOL Access point. PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement Online) is the electronic standard chosen by the NHS for […]

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Announcing “PEPPOL Yellow Pages”

Announcing “PEPPOL Yellow Pages” – aka PEPPOL Directory The most difficult PEPPOL-related question which I’m regularly asked is: “How can I tell which of my trading partners are already on PEPPOL?” Unfortunately, there is no all-encompassing PEPPOL “Yellow Pages” directory. At least not yet! Norway does maintain a publicly accessible listing of Norwegian PEPPOL Endpoints, […]

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PEPPOL – How much is €50 billion?

€50 billion? Really? Recently, Neelie Kroes, (Vice-President of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe) wrote on her blog that the use of the EU’s PEPPOL standard for eProcurement, could generate savings of €50 billion PER YEAR While I’m involved in the business of PEPPOL , I thought that €50 billion sounds […]

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PEPPOL NHS YouTube video

This video presentation looks at PEPPOL eProcurement at the UK National Health Service both from the NHS as well as supplier perspectives and explains the features and benefits for both sides of the transaction as well as what to do next. If you wish to discuss further, please contact me via my IBM homepage: ibm.biz/GerClancy

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PEPPOL @ NHS

PEPPOL @ NHS In May 2014, the NHS announced plans to save £1.5 billion in the financial year 2015 by using a combination of GS1 to standardise product barcoding and PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement Online – www.peppol.eu) to standardise and simplify eProcurement and eInvoicing. See the NHS eProcurement announcement here. This post is addressed […]

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